Retire To Belize

Pluses And Minuses--Top Havens Compared

March 20, 2011, Panama City, Panama: While Panama is a country pushing hard toward recognized First World status, Belize is content to remain under-the-radar.

Also This Week: One Man's Search For The Ideal Overseas Retirement Haven...Rediscovering The Developing World...Renaissance In Hanoi, One Of The Most Complex, Most Vibrant, Most Forward-Looking Places On Earth...Why These Six Unsung Regions Of France Are Worth Your Attention Right Now...

Dear Overseas Opportunity Letter Reader,

"You've liked Belize for a long time, I think. What is it that attracts you?"


How To Own Property Overseas

Your Felony Conviction Won't Get In The Way Of Foreign Property Ownership, But Other Restrictions May Apply

March 18, 2011, Panama City, Panama: Many countries impose some restrictions on foreign property ownership.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

A reader wrote in this week to ask if he would be restricted from buying property in another country because of his criminal record.


Retire To Hanoi, Vietnam

Renaissance In Hanoi, One Of The Most Complex, Most Vibrant, Most Forward-Looking Places On Earth

March 17, 2011, Hanoi, Vietnam: Hanoi, Vietnam, is one of the most complex, most vibrant, most forward-thinking cities in the world right now…and a very affordable place to think about retiring overseas.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

"Perhaps no other city on the planet offers the complexities found in Hanoi," begins Asia Correspondent Wendy Justice in her full report on living and retiring in this city featured in this month's issue of the Overseas Retirement Letter (in subscribers' e-mailboxes yesterday).


Expat Life In Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Rediscovering The Developing World

March 16, 2011, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is a fast-changing city pushing hard toward developed-world status.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

"It's hard to believe that I've been gone from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, only two years," writes Asia Correspondent Wendy Justice. "I returned two weeks ago and barely recognized the city.


Retire To Rural France

Why These Six Unsung Regions Of France Are Worth Your Attention Right Now

March 15, 2011, Bearn, France: Mainland France includes 22 administrative regions, each with its own flavor and culture; these six are the most appealing for the would-be retiree or expat in France.

Dear Live and Invest Overseas Reader,

"Mainland France," Euro-Correspondent Lucy Culpepper explains in her new "Live and Invest in France" manual, "referred to as 'metropolitan France,' and the Island of Corsica together include 22 administrative regions, which are further sub-divided into 96 départements.


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Kathleen Peddicord

Kathleen Peddicord is the founder of the Live and Invest Overseas publishing group. With more than 25 years experience covering this beat, Kathleen reports daily on current opportunities for living, retiring, and investing overseas in her free e-letter.

Her book, How To Retire Overseas—Everything You Need To Know To Live Well Abroad For Less, was recently released by Penguin Books.

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